last mile

 

XO Expands Ethernet Services

The company is adding new EOC speeds of 100MBps and expanded nationwide coverage to nearly two million business locations.

COMPTEL: Suddenlink Enhances Network with Focus on Tier 3 Markets

Suddenlink Carrier Services, a sponsor of the COMPTEL PLUS Spring show, announced it has completed recent network enhancements across its 17-state footprint, targeted at providing last-mile and metro optical and Ethernet solutions for the carrier community. Focusing on underserved Tier 3 markets, Suddenlink announced the availability of more than 2,000 on-net commercial buildings in its […]

COMPTEL: Focus on the Last Foot

While the “last mile” gets the spotlight, it’s the “last foot” that causes network planners headaches these days. Getting traffic to the correct floor of the building can be more challenging and expensive than getting traffic hundreds of miles away from its point of origin. A panel of service providers will discuss obstacles to last-foot […]

Airband Reports Rapid Results From National Indirect Channel Program

Fixed WiMAX provider Airband Communications Inc. said this week that it has added 30 partners to its channel program in the two months since it launched the initiative in October. Airbands National Indirect Channel Program participants include Infobahn, Spiritel and Allyance Communications. We couldnt be more pleased with the initial success of our channel program, […]

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  Vol 21, No. 10 October 2007 SHOP TALK ON THE LEVEL: A Q&A WITH LEVEL 3S KEVIN OHARA AGENTS STEAMED OVER TRINSIC BANKRUPTCY FALLOUT ENTERPRISE MOBILE VOIP PARTNER PROGRAM DEBUTS NUVOX ROLLS OUT WHOLESALE SERVICES COLOTRAQ DEBUTS REFERRAL PROGRAM LAWSUIT HAS LITTLE IMPACT ON SHORETEL IPO NEWS BRIEFS PORTFOLIO WHY SELL WEB HOSTING? By adding […]

Fate of Last-Mile Venture in FCC Hands

If M2Z Networks Inc. gets its way, then competitive service providers could have another alternative to incumbent lastmile access. By press time, though, the company was ready to go to court against the FCC, citing word that Chairman Kevin Martin is prepared to reject its proposal. Read FCC Opens Unused-Spectrum Proceeding, M2Z Appeals Dismissal for […]

Nextlink Expands Footprint, Will Act as Last-Mile for XO

Nextlink Wireless Inc. has launched broadband wireless in Atlanta, Chicago and Houston, and said announced that CLEC parent company XO will use Nextlink services as an alternative last-mile solution within the Nextlink nine-city footprint. Nextlink holds spectrum in the 75 largest U.S. markets. Todays launch extends the companys footprint to nine markets, including Dallas, Los […]

Birch Telecom Migrates DSL Customers to Covad Network

Birch Telecom, a CLEC in the Midwest, is migrating its dedicated business DSL customers onto Covad Communications Group Inc.s network. The company will continue operating its local and Internet networks, partnering with Covad for last-mile DSL distribution. The Covad partnership allows us to continue our focus on providing reliable products with excellent customer support and […]

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